Moose Jaw is a recreation destination and a community of unique attractions located on the banks of the Moose Jaw River, Spring Creek and Thunder Creek in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada.
The community of Moose Jaw, Sask. also known as the "Friendly City" enjoys a very large urban green space park and a vast community trail system. Nearby, there are large recreation lakes, wetland marshes, sand dunes, wildlife sanctuaries and sandy beaches.
Some of the more popular summer activities in and around Moose Jaw, Sask. include hiking, biking, birdwatching, picnicking, golfing, camping, roller blading, canoeing, kayaking, boating, fishing, water skiing, wake boarding, sailing, hunting and wind surfing.
During the winter the lakes and rivers freeze over and the snow begins to fall creating a winter environment ideal for cross country skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, downhill skiing and snowboarding.
The community of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan enjoys a historic downtown with heritage buildings and murals detailing the history of the region. The shops, mall, boutiques and "big box" stores provide many of the services important to travelers.
Some of the services and amenities in Moose Jaw important to travelers include accommodations, campgrounds, attractions, restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, coffee shops, liquor stores, museums, galleries, gift stores, retail stores, laundromat, internet, post office, banks and pubs.
The main industries for the community of Moose Jaw include mining, oil, agriculture and manufacturing. Moose jaw is also the site of the Saskatchewan office for the Canadian Pacific Railway and one of the largest CPR refueling facilities in North America.